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Address: Balmedie, Aberdeen, Scotland
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+44 1358 742396
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A stretch of sandy beach north of the city.

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Lovely beach

If this beach was in the Caribbean or Indian Ocean it would be in the top 10 in the world. it is truly lovely on a warm sunny day but you have to be lucky to be there on one of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
twoshortplanks
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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Aberdeen, Scotland
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137 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

If this beach was in the Caribbean or Indian Ocean it would be in the top 10 in the world. it is truly lovely on a warm sunny day but you have to be lucky to be there on one of the five days in the year when it is. Otherwise wrap up warm and enjoy the scenery.

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Thank twoshortplanks
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely long clean beach backed by dunes, with lots of places to hide away if the weather is bad. Many well marked walks in the dunes, on board walks and just tracks through the dunes, which are reasonably level. Lots of old WWII pill boxes for children to explore. In Spring there are lots of lovely wild coastal flowers with... More 

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Thank SJenks28
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This beach is easy to find and get a paid parking spot. The walk to the beach has boardwalks in places which is easy, but at the sand dunes could be difficult for the elderly or disabled. Once at the beach, it is absolutely beautiful, clean,fresh air, plenty of space and great for a picnic or BBQ. Swimming in the... More 

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Thank tonywebst
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Balmedie beach has lots of walking paths close by even before you get on the beach, which is great for walking dogs or walking by yourself.There is plenty space and you can walk for miles.....

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Thank Myra K
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to walk especially with the dog too beautiful and lots to see, can be a bit chilly even in summer so wrap up

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Thank lforbes007
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife stay in Aberdeen all our life.when it's nice weather you think of visiting Aberdeen beach as there is always a good atmosphere and I've cream. Me and the wife had not been to Balmedie beach since we were young .(we are now 37) so we thought it would be a nice change to go and takes... More 

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Skelton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to exercise and walk the dog, a bit of a drive out of Aberdeen but worth it. Bet it is great in the summer there appears to a small café there not open when we went.

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Thank belldw
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent beach and dunes for families. I you like a gentle stroll then the beach stretches for miles. This is a good clean beach where you can do a lot of walking and get plenty of fresh air straight of the north sea its so relaxing to walk here.

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Thank RVANKINENI
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42 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

This is a good clean beach where you can do a lot of walking and get plenty of fresh air straight of the north sea its so relaxing to walk here

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Thank Gordon R
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

Excellent beach and dunes for families and dog walkers, if you like a gentle stroll then the beach stretches for miles, if you like something more strenouous then walk along the inland side of the dunes before crossing over to the beach. For the keen walker you can park your car and walk the 5.5 miles northwards to Newburgh or... More 

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